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Types of Tourism

Types of Tourism

These three worksheets look at how tourism can be divided into differednt categories such as destination, inbound/ outbound for example. The area of dark tourism is also discussed in respect to what destinations are included in this and why they attract so many visitors.
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Tourism As An Economic Activity

Tourism As An Economic Activity

These worksheets look at tourism as an economic activity. Students identify how jobs can be categorised into different sectors as well as being seasonal. A cloropleth map is used to identify different countries GDPs and to discuss the mattern which ermerges.
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Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable Tourism

These worksheets look at several sustainable tourism destinations around the world and their aims which can fall into three different categories. Studetns also imagine themselves to be local residents to Snowdonia and to write to the local council suggesting how they might make tourism more sustainable, and what management strategies they could use to do this.
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Eco-Tourism - The Galapagos Islands

Eco-Tourism - The Galapagos Islands

Eco-tourism refers to responsible travel to natural areas which conserves the environment and sustains the livelihood of the local people and their economy. These worksheets look specifically at the Galapagod Islands and askeds students to create their own rules for eco-tourism.
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Butler's Model - The Cycle Of Tourism

Butler's Model - The Cycle Of Tourism

Holiday destinations can go through a cycle of popularity and Blackpool in the United Kingdom is the perfect example of how tourists can come, and go. Butler developed a model which shows the stages of a resorts humble beginnings through to its inevitable demise. These worksheets help the students to understand the different stages of the model through a graphical representation, decription and photographs
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Who Lives On Mount Kilimanjaro?

Who Lives On Mount Kilimanjaro?

The Chagga people have lived on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro for hundreds of years, they believe the mountain is holy and treat it with respect. However, since the area was given National Park status in 1970 there has been a sharp increase in hikers. With 18,000 hikers a year and 54,000 porters the Chagga people and their mountain are starting to feel the strain. The students imagine they help run a primary school in the countryside of Tanzania. Many families living in the area find it difficult to afford school uniforms, shoes, books and lunches which results is children skipping days at school or not coming at all. The students have been tasked with trying to double the attendance at the school with the aid of an additional £15,000. What would they spend this money on and why?
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Whats it like To Live In The Mountains?

Whats it like To Live In The Mountains?

Sherpa are an ethnic group from the most mountainous region of Nepal, high in the Himalayas. They are often employed by foreigners to help them to navigate the mountains, most famously Mount Everest. Using the information sheets the students fill out the answers on the Sherpas way of life and how foreign visitors may have impacted this both positivly and negatively.
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What Is The Future Of Everest Base Camp?

What Is The Future Of Everest Base Camp?

Mount Everest has two base camps; one on its south side in Nepal and one on the north in Tibet. Located on the south side at 5,360 meters is Nepal’s South Base Camp, situated within Sagarmatha National Park and is also a World Heritage Site. This camp is very basic but used by climbers during their ascent and descent of Everest. This trek is one of the most popular routes in the Himalayas and is hiked by thousands of people every year. The students task is to imagine a proposal has been made to build a more permanent settlement at the Everest Base Camp. They have two tasks to complete: - Task One: A written piece of work detailing the views of the different groups using the area, including your own point of view - Task Two: Drawing a detailed plan of your idea for a village which would suit the groups who use the Everest Base Camp and the facilities they would need. Your choice of design and facilities will need to be explained.
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What Impacts Can Visitors Have On Our Mountains?

What Impacts Can Visitors Have On Our Mountains?

When we think of mountains England isn’t going to be traditionally one of the places we think of, however it is home to over 200 which reach over 2,000 feet, most of them, including the ten highest, are located in the north western corner of the country within the Lake Distract National Park. National Parks and their mountains are under increasing pressure to attract visitors to them however these visitors bring both negative and positive impacts to the countryside and residents. These worksheets explore these impacts and how the negative impacts can be reduced.
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How Are Mountains Used?

How Are Mountains Used?

The Alps are used in many ways, these worksheets have the students study these and discuss the environmental impacts these activities can have on the mountains
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